I was bored with the weather in California (update #3)


  1. Originally published, June 21, 2021, 2:31 pm.

  2. June 21, 2021, 6:44 pm:

    • That was quite a storm. I heard the metallic thunderclaps that suggest to me the storm was really, really close, perhaps overhead.

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  3. June 21, 2021, 9:28 pm:

    • Do yourself a favor and click on the link and hit play. Or maybe you can hit play here.

    • At this writing, a flash flood warning is still up. A flood warning I saw earlier seems no longer to be up.

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There is a new blog post entitled, “Arbiters of knowledge.”

John Blake, “They lost their loved ones to Covid. Then they heard from them again,” Cable News Network, June 20, 2021, https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/20/health/supernatural-encounters-pandemic-loved-ones-blake/index.html


There is a new blog post entitled, “Gentrification denial.”

There were several power failures here yesterday. I haven’t heard what the source of the problem(s) is/are. But it turns out that I have enough of my Internet infrastructure on uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) that my network connection survives even fairly lengthy outages. I just have to be patient as my Mac keeps bugging me to shut down even as the UPS has plenty of juice. There may be more fun today.

Claudette is now offshore but there’s a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 8:00 pm here.

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